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PatSloan
Virginia
Quilt Designer and Host of the only all Quilting Radio show, Fabric designer, teacher, author and obessed with quilting.. you too?
Interests: Quilting!
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ok.. true confession.. I am a bargain shopper and I always check the sales section in the store first, I can't help myself! There might be that PERFECT item I've wanted on sale. So today I noticed a set of Aurifil threads on bargain..woohoo! CLICK to get them before they are gone! ALWAYS at the end of December I'm ready to PLAN for next year! Looking into the future for work project and of course FUN project. Plus I have always LOVED calendars and planners, and quilt themed and focused are THE BEST. I have a little round up of... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I have created a lot of designs the last 20 years, and I was thinking the other day that projects look so interesting when you change up the fabrics used. I came across this one.. let me tell you about it. This is Gran's Gingerbread. The rolling pin belong to my Granny, although she didn't do much baking! The green bowl is for one she had filled with goodies for us each time we visited. I filled it with gingerbread men, because at Christmas Time Granny figured MORE was better... I may take after her that way as I also... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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When we started the The Splendid Sampler™ project and invited all the guest designers to create a block for it, we only asked them to think about something sewing related. And as you've seen, that has taken on so many interesting meanings from designer to designer. Latifah Saafir's block is called 'Flow' and when she sent me the sketch I knew immediately what it was. It's a stylized logo for a Cessna Airplane. Her story about acheiving the act of flying solo very fast, at a very young age, is inspiring. And she talks about how that 'flow' takes over... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Posted 5 days ago at Pat Sloan's Creative Talk Network
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My guests today are Diane Bohn, Amy Barickman, Amy Ellis & Jennifer Keltner! SHOW #323 with Pat Sloan Your browser does not support the audio element. LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. Prior Shows can be Listened to at MY Podcast Guest List page! ITUNES subscription available - Subscribe HERE GET the APP to listen on your Android Diane Bohn of From Blank Pages creates pretty amazing paper pieced quilts. The sparkle and have a life of their own as she encourages you to use fabrics that you love in her work. She also is an advocate... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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My first sew along from my Teach Me to Machine Quilt book is to quilt a panel. For this BONUS Tutorial I'm going to teach you how to look at the panel and think about how you can quilt it. This video I walk you through the though process for the center of this Medallion panel. I decided to show you how effective your walking foot can be for this panel. There are still a few Red & panels here, Other neat panels here. Here is the final that I did after the video. I'm Quilting with Aurifil 50 wt.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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This week the precuts are varied, which is so fun! I can't believe it's Dec 3... I have been working to finalize a lot of projects to get delivered, I'm getting my 2017 Mystery ready to announce, and then I move onto to new projects that I can't wait to show you! But first.. I'm a bit late... The best present ever is a Sew Sampler box subscription for yourself. The Fat Quarter shop knocks it out of the park every month and this is a REALLY great one! For 24.99+ shipping, you get way more in product value. This... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I appreciate every single person that stopped in during my Mega-Fun book tour! All 40 of my generous friends who shared my book with you and over 7,500 of you who stopped in, left comments and meet new quilt friends! It was a whirlwind of fun and now for the exciting part.. the winner's circle.. I've emailed ALL the winners.. this is who I wrote to win a prize: SIX Copies of my 'Pat Sloan's Teach me to Machine Quilt'! Arlene F. Lisa A. Becki K. Christine O Carol W. and a signed copy to Susan S who commented "Brenda... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Did you have as much fun as I did touring the world to share my book? With 40 stops to 40 friends, it was a whirlwind for sure! My wonderful, talented and generous friends helped me celebrate my newest book 'Pat Sloan's Teach me to Machine Quilt'! I wrote my book to give you that go-to set of instruction so you can successfully finish your own quilts. With some standard ways to get it done, you CAN Quilt your own quilts. Remember to enter your email HERE to get a notice when I write new article Also be sure to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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The Last day of my book tour and Mega-Fun GIVEAWAYS is ... drum roll.. ToDAY! My friends have all been sharing my newest book where I teach you Machine Quilting!. And my Mega-Fun tour includes a giveaway of 5 copies of my book for plus a lot more giveaways. Tomorrow, Dec 1, I'll recap all the giveaways so you have one more chance to enter You can go ahead and buy my book now, and if you are a winner I'll give you one of my other books (sweet right?) Check in each day of the tour, and you can... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Super Marjorie! The book is available now so you don't need to pre-order.. have fun!
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Today I have a lot of cities on my Mega-Fun book tour and to celebrate a BONUS FREE Tutorial below! Tour runs through Nov 30 and I'll introduce you to some of my friends who are sharing about my newest book where I teach you Machine Quilting!. And my Mega-Fun tour includes a giveaway of 5 copies of my book for starters! You can go ahead and buy my book now, and if you are a winner I'll give you one of my other books (sweet right?) Check in each day of the tour, and you can enter your email... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Today I have a lot of cities on my Mega-Fun book tour and to celebrate a BONUS FREE PATTERN at the end! Tour runs through Nov 30 and I'll introduce you to some of my friends who are sharing about my newest book where I teach you Machine Quilting!. And my Mega-Fun tour includes a giveaway of 5 copies of my book for starters! You can go ahead and buy my book now, and if you are a winner I'll give you one of my other books (sweet right?) Check in each day of the tour, and you can enter... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Pat Sloan's Free Friendship Cottages, Perfect table runner to make as A wintery night, or try a sunny beach version! I originally designed this quilt to go with the article American Patchwork & Quilting magazine did about me, my quilts and my home! They came to my home for two... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
Join the Fun of a free quilt block every week with Pat Sloan & Friends! You'll find Weekly Free Block Tips Insider info only Pat can know about Fun Sew Alongs Scrap busting strategy and of course deals! xxx Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Today I have a lot of cities on my Mega-Fun book tour and to celebrate a BONUS FREE PATTERN at the end! Tour runs through Nov 30 and I'll introduce you to some of my friends who are sharing about my newest book where I teach you Machine Quilting!. And my Mega-Fun tour includes a giveaway of 5 copies of my book for starters! You can go ahead and buy my book now, and if you are a winner I'll give you one of my other books (sweet right?) Check in each day of the tour, and you can enter... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Today I have a lot of cities on my Mega-Fun book tour and to celebrate a BONUS FREE PATTERN at the end! Tour runs through Nov 30 and I'll introduce you to some of my friends who are sharing about my newest book where I teach you Machine Quilting!. And my Mega-Fun tour includes a giveaway of 5 copies of my book for starters! You can go ahead and buy my book now, and if you are a winner I'll give you one of my other books (sweet right?) Check in each day of the tour, and you can enter... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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This is my favorite day of the whole year. It's about counting our blessings, being thankful for what we have in our lives and for who we have in our lives. I am glad I have all of you as part of my extended quilting family!!! Before your festivities start ... or after they are done... Please enter your email for my FREE weekly club Notes And Join me in my Online Classroom! Leave me a comment for a chance to win a Fat Quarter Shop Sew Sampler box Tell me what YOU are thankful for today! Now... here are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Today I have a lot of cities on my Mega-Fun book tour and to celebrate a BONUS FREE PATTERN at the end! Tour runs through Nov 30 and I'll introduce you to some of my friends who are sharing about my newest book where I teach you Machine Quilting!. And my Mega-Fun tour includes a giveaway of 5 copies of my book for starters! You can go ahead and buy my book now, and if you are a winner I'll give you one of my other books (sweet right?) Check in each day of the tour, and you can enter... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Today I have a lot of cities on my Mega-Fun book tour and to celebrate a BONUS giveaway! Tour runs through Nov 30 and I'll introduce you to some of my friends who are sharing about my newest book where I teach you Machine Quilting!. And my Mega-Fun tour includes a giveaway of 5 copies of my book for starters! Check in each day of the tour, and you can enter your email HERE to get a notice when each new article releases. All giveaways are at the end BEST PART is that if you buy my book now, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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My guests today are Brenda Ratliff, Roseann Kermes, and Bill Volckening! SHOW #322 with Pat Sloan Your browser does not support the audio element. LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. Prior Shows can be Listened to at MY Podcast Guest List page! ITUNES subscription available - Subscribe HERE GET the APP to listen on your Android Brenda Ratliff is the dynamic owner of Pink Castle Fabric, organizer of Camp StitchAlot, SewPro and a fabric designer with RJR. I am excited to be working with Brenda as part of the 2017 Aurifil Design team and today we are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Pat Sloan's Blog